The Green Bay Packers drafted three wide receivers in the 2018 NFL Draft and all three lived up to the expectations of their selection.
The good and bad thing is none of them lived up to where they themselves were taken.
J’Mon Moore was drafted in the fourth round and barely saw the field. When he did, he couldn’t catch the ball and was largely ineffective.
Marquez Valdes-Scantling was selected in the fifth round and showed some promise and chemistry with Aaron Rodgers but still needs some work.
Equanimeous St. Brown was picked in the sixth round and might actually be the most well-rounded and ready player among the three rookies. His play improved as the season went on and he too started to develop chemistry with Rodgers.
With Randall Cobb’s status unknown, these three along with a healthy Geronimo Allison will be competing for targets behind Davante Adams in 2019. The Packers also could go after a receiver in free agency and the draft as well.
Regardless all three will be on the roster at the start of camp, but it will likely be Moore on the bubble more than the other two which is ironic given he was drafted higher than both Valdes-Scantling and St. Brown.
It just goes to show that after you’re selected and unless you’re a first round pick, where you’re taken really doesn’t mean much in the fall.
You can read more on the rookie receivers’ seasons plus why adding a sworn enemy could make sense for Green Bay in today’s cheese curds.
Packers receiver J’Mon Moore makes no excuses for his rookie year—Packers.com
Give the rookie credit, he knows he has to play better and blames no one but himself. He’ll be fighting for a job in training camp along with learning a new offense so his odds could be long to make the team.
Marquez Valdes-Scantling: New offense puts Packers WRs on equal ground—ESPN
Meanwhile, Valdes-Scantling is excited to learn new head coach Matt LaFleur’s offense even though he has yet to see a playbook. He does have a point though and it’s that everyone will be learning at the same time regardless of experience.
Packers should target Vikings OLB Anthony Barr in free agency—Packers Wire
Stop rolling your eyes. This could work and I think Rodgers would be OK with it. The team needs immediate help in the pass rush and it could satisfy the football gods or something after Barr broke Rodgers’ collarbone.
Packers last remaining NFL team not participating in international series—PackersNews.com
It’s known Packers fans travel very well here in the States, and they’d also probably cherish the chance to go overseas. The guess here is it is probably the opponents’ owners who are hesitant to give up a home game against Green Bay.
Wisconsin man takes ax to family car, TV, & laptop after thinking his wife damaged his action figures—The Comeback
No word if the man is 40-years old or a virgin who looks like Steve Carell.